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  1. Big dreams, high feesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    In this, the third of a series, we speak to six students who are struggling to find the funds to pay their fees and so change their lives. I come from a family in which my mom has some formal training and my dad doesn't because he matriculated about the time the riots had started in South Africa .


  2. ESSENCE Network: From Juilliard and Alvin Ailey to Broadway, This Dancer Is Living Out Her DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

    ... to a new audience. I love it more and more every day. a Giving Back in South Africa: I went to Durban, South Africa to initiate my organization, Art Belongs To People. It was important for me to start it there to continue my grandmother's legacy. ...


  3. South Africa denies gunpoint query requestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BBC News

    South Africa's FA has denied receiving a letter from the country's footballers union calling for an investigation into Clifton Miheso. In January, the Kenyan international alleged he was forced to sign a termination of his contract at gunpoint by his former club Golden Arrows.


  4. Nomvethe: Jonevret will cope at PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Kjell Jonevret must adapt quickly to a different culture in South Africa to be successful at Orlando Pirates, says Siyabonga Nomvethe. Photo: Sydney Mahlangu, BackpagePix Learning about what makes South African footballers tick is vital for Jonevret to get the best out of his players, said the AmaZulu striker.


  5. .com | KZN traditional healer gets life for murder of woman with albinismRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News24

    Durban A KwaZulu-Natal traditional healer who conspired to murder a woman with albinism has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Mtubatuba High Court. Bhekukufa Lindeni Gumede, 65, was the fourth person to be convicted of murdering Thandazile Mpunzi in the Phelendaba area, near Ingwavuma on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast in 2015.


  6. Gigaba prioritises policing as fears of xenophobic tensions riseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Thursday that police and members of the security cluster have been deployed to prevent xenophobic violence in communities around Gauteng. The minister addressed a press briefing following recent attacks against businesses and homes owned by foreign nationals in Pretoria West and Rosettenville.


  7. Morgan, Toyana strive for perfect gameRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Dolphins coach Grant Morgan is seeking further improvement from his players despite their impressive start to the Momentum One-Day Cup and ahead of their second match against the Highveld Lions in Durban on Friday. The KwaZulu-Natal side ousted the Multiply Titans in a record chase in their opening game, when they hunted down a mammoth 325 in Centurion.


  8. South African kids set to enjoy a busy week in SelkirkRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Borders Today

    A group of South African youngsters will visit the town next week as part of a project funded by Selkirk High School. The school's Journey 2 Change committee has raised more than 3,000 to bring seven students and one leader over from Umlazi, the largest township in Durban, for a week.


  9. S.Africa struggles to quell anti-immigrant violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The South African government on Thursday called for calm after a wave of xenophobic violence in which dozens of shops and houses owned by immigrants have been torched and looted. Attacks against foreigners and foreign-run businesses have erupted regularly in recent years in South Africa, fuelled by the country's high unemployment levels and dire poverty.


  10. Rich have had it good, says ReddyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Durban billionaire Vivian Reddy celebrated his 64th birthday on Budget day and, in the coming months, he will be poorer. "But government will be richer," he said, reacting to the main tax increases announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his Budget speech yesterday.


  11. .com | Scars save 4 teensRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News24

    An 18-year-old Pietermaritzburg teen has spoken out about how she and her three friends survived a "horror" weekend after being lured to a non-existent camp. While walking on a road in the Edendale area recently, the teenager and her friends were approached by an imposter who handed them leaflets advertising a "Wizzkids Youth Camp".


  12. Jersey Reds tighthead prop Simon Kerrod will be joining Warriors. Picture: Rich Chapman.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester News

    NEW tighthead prop Simon Kerrod is a similar player to Nick Schonert, according to Worcester Warriors director of rugby Gary Gold. The 24-year-old arrives from Championship outfit Jersey Reds in the summer and is a player well-known to Gold with both hailing from South Africa.


  13. Ward ready to ignite SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    The Sharks get their Super Rugby campaign underway against the Reds in Brisbane on Friday, and in their matchday squad is one of the rising stars of the South African game. Named on the bench is Jeremy Ward, who captained South Africa in the Under 20 Championship last year, with the Junior Boks making it to the semi-finals where they were beaten 39-17 by eventual champions England.


  14. Heavy rains devastate KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Heavy rainfalls have left much of the town of Newcastle under water and a number of local families without roofs over their heads. Police search and rescue teams pulled 17 people from their homes on Tuesday night and at least seven more were rescued on Wednesday morning.


  15. #Budget2017 not radical enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has expressed disappointment in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget speech, saying it failed to live up to its expectations by reflecting on radical transformation. It was expecting Gordhan to show his commitment on creating a state bank, free education, ensuring youth development and expropriation of land.


  16. DUT lectures suspended after student unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    The Durban University of Technology has suspended its academic programme on its Indumiso and Riverside campuses in Pietermaritzburg, after student unrest on Wednesday. Protesters threw stones at the police and barricaded the road, burning tyres and disrupting traffic on FJ Sithole Road, Khan said.


  17. | Smith stars as Cobras beat WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News24

    Jason Smith finished with career-best figures as the Cape Cobras sealed a comfortable 57-run One-Day Cup win over the Warriors at Buffalo Park in East London on Wednesday. The all-rounder claimed 4/38 in 7.2 overs as the Cobras bowled their hosts out for 262 in 44.2 overs - with Yaseen Vallie ending unbeaten on 93 .


  18. Africa's 'resilient cities' plan for the futureRead the original story

    21 hrs ago |

    But in Dakar, the battle against nature has already begun, with coastal erosion wreaking havoc on the city's peninsula that stretches into the Atlantic - forcing people to move out of their homes and ruining its long, sandy beaches. By 2080, more than 300 buildings and 60 percent of its beaches could be gone, according to a 2013 report.


  19. South Africa, Refugees, and PopulismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Foreign men from Malawi queue to board buses from a camp for those affected by anti-immigrant violence in Chatsworth north of Durban, April 18, 2015. Rosettenville, a suburb of Johannesburg, was the site of the February 11-12 burning of buildings alleged to have been used by "prostitutes and drug dealers."


  20. .com | Student protests close DUT campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Students barricaded FJ Sithole Road with burning tyres and threw stones at police. Police used teargas to disperse the students.